Schools are open, the ski runs: The exceptionalism of Sweden in the Corona-pandemic

Sweden, in contrast to Germany and most other EU countries with substantially more freedom of movement for its citizens against the Coronavirus crisis. In the other Scandinavian countries, the way to head shaking. In Sweden itself the agitation becomes greater. Sweden is in the Corona-crisis exceptionalism: kindergartens and primary schools up to the ninth class are different than high schools […]

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Hair loss treatment: The vegetable juice proven to increase hair growth

Hair loss can be a gradual process. Don’t fret. One vegetable juice has been shown to promote hair growth. What is it? In the Journal Of Dermatology, researchers investigated whether a topical application of one specific juice would increase hair growth compared to tap water. There were two groups: one consisted of 23 patients, 16 male and seven females. This […]

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GM, Ford promise more ventilators after Trump criticism

US auto giant General Motors announced a joint venture to rapidly produce much-needed ventilators Friday, shortly after President Donald Trump took to Twitter to criticise the company. With the country’s supply of ventilators heavily strained by the coronavirus crisis, GM said it would work with Ventec Life Systems to build the critical care equipment in its Kokomo, Indiana, auto plant, […]

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How to keep your skin healthy while you're stuck at home

Staying home is the best way to combat the spread of the coronavirus, but remaining indoors for extended periods of time could lead to skin damage.  Dr. Kathleen Suozzi, an assistant professor of dermatology at the Yale School of Medicine, and Dr. Joshua Zeichner, the director of cosmetic and clinical research at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, told Insider […]

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Coronavirus is making young adults sick—and spreading through them

As COVID-19 cases continue to climb globally, a common misconception spreading with the illness is that it mainly affects the elderly while sparing younger people. By now, most people have heard the statistics from China that said that 80 percent of COVID-19 cases are mild, only 20 percent are severe or critical, and that the vast majority of deaths occur […]

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What does supportive care mean for patients with COVID-19?

Social distancing helps prevent the spread of COVID-19. Most patients who contract the virus will have mild symptoms. Those at greatest risk of developing severe disease include the elderly and people with underlying conditions, such as heart disease, lung disease, and diabetes. Dr. Clayton Cowl, a pulmonologist and Chair of Mayo Clinic’s Division of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine, says […]

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